About ECNP

ECNP is an independent scientific association dedicated to the science and treatment of disorders of the brain. It is the largest non-institutional supporter of applied and translational neuroscience research and education in Europe. Read more...

ECNP offers membership to established scholars in the field and all those with an active interest in applied and translational neuroscience. Corresponding membership is also open for those not resident in Europe.  To our membership pages

ECNP organises a wide range of scientific and educational activities, programmes and events across Europe, promoting the exchange of high-quality experimental and clinical research in applied and translational neuroscience and fostering young scientists and clinicians. View agenda

Coronavirus news

ECNP is continuing to adapt its programmes and events to protect participant safety and support global corona containment efforts. All meetings up until summer 2021 have been transitioned to virtual platforms and the 34th ECNP Congress on 2-5 October will be hybrid. Read more.


The ECNP Office is seeking a new Scientific Co-ordinator

The ideal candidate has a PhD or master’s degree in an area of brain science and is interested in science education and communication. If you are keen and well organised, if you’d like to work in vibrant, non-profit science-related environment, and if you live in or near Utrecht, the Netherlands, apply now!

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New impact factor European Neuropsychopharmacology!

We are happy to share that the 2020 impact factor (IF) for the European Neuropsychopharmacology journal has jumped almost a whole point from 3.853 to 4.600, compared to 2019!

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ECNP Workshop 2022: view the programme

The three-day workshop is a great opportunity for Early Career Scientists in Europe to come together with research leaders to discuss the latest advances and perspectives on neuropsychopharmacology. Browse the programme to discover the topics of this year.

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ECNP Networks and twgs

ECNP Networks foster collaboration among experts interested in specific brain-research topics. As well as the Networks themselves, ECNP has also instituted Thematic Working Groups (TWGs) as a way to stimulate new Networks activities, encourage collaboration and facilitate the Networks mission.

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